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  • Why Are We Conscious?

    A Scientist’s Take on Consciousness and Extrasensory Perception

    By David E.H. Jones

    There are two huge gaps in scientific theory. One, the contradiction between classical and quantum mechanics, is discussed in many publications. The other, the total failure to explain why anything made of atoms (such as ourselves) can be conscious, has little acknowledgement. The main thesis of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-29 
    Pan Stanford

  • Errors, Blunders, and Lies

    How to Tell the Difference

    By David Salsburg

    We live in a world that is not quite "right." The central tenet of statistical inquiry is that Observation = Truth + Error because even the most careful of scientific investigations have always been bedeviled by uncertainty. Our attempts to measure things are plagued with small errors. Our attempts…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Research Methodologies for Beginners

    By Kitsakorn Locharoenrat

    This textbook introduces the general points of view of research methodology in the scientific and engineering fields of studies and presents an overview of the technical and professional communication needed for article publication in journals. It comprises several practice exercises that will give…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03
    Pan Stanford

  • Exploring Geometry, Second Edition

    By Michael Hvidsten

    This text promotes student engagement with the beautiful ideas of geometry. Every major concept is introduced in its historical context and connects the idea with real-life. A system of experimentation followed by rigorous explanation and proof is central. Exploratory projects play an integral role…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Textbooks in Mathematics

  • Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold ’em Examples, Second Edition

    By Frederic Paik Schoenberg

    Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples illustrates both standard and advanced probability topics using the popular poker game of Texas Hold’em, rather than the typical balls in urns. The author uses students’ natural interest in poker to teach important concepts in probability.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang, Third Edition

    By Jonathan Allday

    Quarks, Leptons and The Big Bang, Third Edition, is a clear, readable and self-contained introduction to particle physics and related areas of cosmology. It bridges the gap between non-technical popular accounts and textbooks for advanced students. The book concentrates on presenting the subject…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22
    CRC Press

  • Sports Math

    An Introductory Course in the Mathematics of Sports Science and Sports Analytics

    By Roland B. Minton

    Can you really keep your eye on the ball? How is massive data collection changing sports? Sports science courses are growing in popularity. The author’s course at Roanoke College is a mix of physics, physiology, mathematics, and statistics. Many students of both genders find it exciting to think…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Algorithmic and Geometric Aspects of Robotics (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Jacob T. Schwartz, Chee-Keng Yap

    First published in 1987, the seven chapters that comprise this book review contemporary work on the geometric side of robotics. The first chapter defines the fundamental goal of robotics in very broad terms and outlines a research agenda each of whose items constitutes a substantial area for…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07

  • 3D Origami Art

    By Jun Mitani

    Easily Create Origami with Curved Folds and Surfaces Origami—making shapes only through folding—reveals a fascinating area of geometry woven with a variety of representations. The world of origami has progressed dramatically since the advent of computer programs to perform the necessary…

    Paperback – 2016-05-24
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • An Invitation to Knot Theory

    Virtual and Classical

    By Heather A. Dye

    The Only Undergraduate Textbook to Teach Both Classical and Virtual Knot Theory An Invitation to Knot Theory: Virtual and Classical gives advanced undergraduate students a gentle introduction to the field of virtual knot theory and mathematical research. It provides the foundation for students to…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Why String Theory?

    By Joseph Conlon

    Physics World's 'Book of the Year' for 2016 An Entertaining and Enlightening Guide to the Who, What, and Why of String Theory, now also available in an updated reflowable electronic format compatible with mobile devices and e-readers. During the last 50 years, numerous physicists have tried to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    CRC Press

  • Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling

    The Games People Play, Second Edition

    By Ronald J. Gould

    Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling: The Games People Play, Second Edition demonstrates how discrete probability, statistics, and elementary discrete mathematics are used in games, sports, and gambling situations. With emphasis on mathematical thinking and problem solving, the text draws on…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Textbooks in Mathematics

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